Camellia are evergreen shrubs with simple, ovate, glossy, leathery leaves and showy flowers with solitary or clustered flowers early in the year.
Lady Campbell' is a vigorous, compact and upright, bushy shrub of medium size with double, rose-form, red flowers to 10cm across.
North-facing or East-facing or West-facing
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Clay, Loam, Sand
Ultimate height 1.5-2.5 metres
Ultimate spread 1.5-2.5 metres
Time to ultimate height 10-20 years
Suitable for woodland and acidic soils. Position in a site sheltered from cold, dry winds and early morning sun as buds and flowers may be damaged by cold winds and late frosts. See camellia cultivation
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Pruning group 8
May be attacked by aphids, scale insects and vine weevil
May be affected by honey fungus, phytophthora root rot, camellia gall, camellia leaf blight, camellia yellow mottle virus and flowers may be infected by camellia petal blight